Killshot (2008)

Prime Suspect 4 and Inspector Morse director John Madden comes back to the world of crime after a brief foray into romance with Shakespeare in Love and Captain Corelli's Mandolin with this adaptation of pulp icon Elmore Leonard's… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 13, 2008
DVD Release Date: May 26, 2009
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

It's ultimately Rourke who makes the film worth watching.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The film's biggest problem is not that it's a disaster, but that it's merely tepid and dull.

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Brian Orndorf

Killshot is undoubtedly a mess, but it's a nicely contained jumble with a few great moments of thespian interaction to counteract the estimated 1,000 hands that mangled this picture over the last three years of post-production.

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Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

An Elmore Leonard adaptation starring Mickey Rourke as a contract killer. And this barely got released? Goddamn Weinstein Company...

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a thoroughly misguided endeavor...

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Don Willmott

the quality of the A-list cast's performances do deserve a tip of the hat.

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Joseph Proimakis
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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Fairly entertaining action thriller, Killshot boasts a varied cast of talented names and an entertaining story. But it has been done before, and better, however… More
Lenny Muggsy
Short and bizarre. Diane Lane still looking good like Reggie Miller. Mickey Rourke is robotic Native American. Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a Detroit redneck… More
Phil Hubbs
This starts of looking like a great hitman flick with an ice cool looking Rourke and a possible gun totting plot brooding...but alas. Enter Joseph Gordon Levitt… More
Jim Hunter
A tortured hitman teams up with a loose cannon to stalk witnesses, a husband and wife who are undergoing marital strife. With Elmore Leonard penning the novel… More
Mark Walker
Novelist Elmore Leonard's writing is always sharp with snappy dialogue and well drawn characters. His stories are so descriptive that he's practically… More
Everett Johnson
Just ok...great cast,dull story. But man do I loooooove diane lane,yummy!